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Advanced Practice Nurse - Interprofessional Practice (Special Projects) - Temporary Full Time 2024-9176

Toronto, ON
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Contract job

  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

The Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) is a registered nurse who has acquired the expert knowledge base, complex decision-making skills and clinical competencies for expanded practice. The APN is an expert in specialized practice grounded in knowledge that comes from nursing and other theoretical foundations, experience and research, and is responsible for integrating and advancing clinical excellence through the application and evaluation of best practices. Emphasis in the position is placed on the enhancement/enrichment of clinical practice, interpersonal and leadership skills used to enhance patient and family care, the role of nursing and the promotion of organizational goals. The APN contributes to the quality of patient care through the component roles of advanced practitioner, educator, researcher and administration/leadership.


We are seeking a dynamic individual to lead key work force initiatives, and specifically to advance an innovative initiative called the Multi-Hospital Critical Care Resource Team. This will require the successful APN to directly support the Multihospital Critical Care Resource Team (MCCRT) to implement, orient and educate critical care nurses across 4 sites within the GTA. The APN will additionally strive to advance priority Health Human Resource programs including Clinical Externs, Internationally Educated Nurse (IEN) Pathway and related transition programs.  


In collaboration with other Program and unit based leaders the APN will:

  • Engage in both direct and indirect clinical care
  • Demonstrate and facilitate system leadership
  • Mentor, support, and work to advance nursing practice within the inter-professional team
  • Ability to foster a culture of civility and respect
  • Engage in evaluation and research activities
  • Develop, promote, and role model evidence-based and best clinical practices
  • Lead and champion the integration of person- & family-centred care initiatives
  • Collaborate effectively with inter-professional health care team members
  • Identify and address the educational needs for both patients and staff
  • Participate in nursing recruitment and retention, mentoring of new staff and performance and practice reviews
  • Lead and facilitate quality improvement initiatives across Critical Care



  • Current Ontario College of Nurses Certificate of competence
  • Current BCLS certificate
  • Master’s degree in Nursing (completed or in progress)
  • Recent experience in Level 3 clinical areas required
  • Proficient knowledge and skill in Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and participate in change across programs or preferably organizationally
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor and support inter-professional team members
  • Recent demonstration of leadership in quality and research initiatives
  • Strong track record of quality and research presentations and dissemination of knowledge
  • Demonstration of expert collaboration skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated satisfactory job performance and attendance


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